Douglas L. Mcbride
Major General Douglas Ladson McBride, Jr. was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School on 1 August 1946, Class Number 540. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, 88th Infantry Division, MTO, Italy. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, USAR (Varied assignments); Geologists 884th Engineer Oil Field Battalion (USAR); Executive Officer, 387th Engineer Pipeline Company (USAR); Company Commander, 496th Engineer Pipeline Company (USAR); Attached, 830th Engineer Battalion (USAR); Pipeline Engineer, 420th Engineer Brigade (USAR); Instructor, Engineer Career Courses 4161 USAR School; Advanced and C&GS Instructor and Advanced Department Director, 4162d USAR School (USAR); Assistant Commandant, 4162d USAR School (USAR); Attached, 4162d USAR School; Commanding Officer, 305th Mobilization Designation Detachments, Jacksonville, Florida; General Staff-New Mexico Army National Guard; Commanding General-New Mexico State Guard. | Military schools attended include: ROTC-New Mexico Military Institute; Infantry School, Fort Benning, GA; U.S. Army Engineer Advanced Exp. Courses; Command and General Staff College; Industrial College of the Armed Forces (National Security Management); U.S. Army Logistics Management Center (ALED.C) and Diploma; Certification of Proficiency as Logistician. | Major General McBride, Jr. holds a B.S. Petroleum Geology of Texas Technological College.